Director

Anil Lalwani

Corporate | Mergers and Acquisitions | Commercial Litigation | Dispute Resolution

Anil is passionate about his client’s matters in that justice must be seen to be done.  He has more than 18 years of legal experience both as an in-house counsel and as a legal practitioner. He is a solutions-provider and a problem-solver focused on employment law, business law, company law, contracts, drafting business agreements and resolving Court disputes for his clients in their best interest.

With Anil, it is more than just the law.  He loves dealing with accounting and financial statements, protecting business owners and directors and being enterprising with start-ups and SME businesses.  Ultimately, Anil strives to be the trusted advisor to his clients and their organisations, equipped to manage risk and navigate change.

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Mr. Anil Lalwani gave reasonable time to hear my problem and professionally handled and suggested me way out to my problem and also assured me that they are hear to help me out anytime. Now I can see why there are so many testimonials about this law firm. I highly recommend this law firm. I am short of vocabulary to thank them.

Mr SahilCorporate Legal Services

Everything was breeze from start to end. Support was excellent. Anil went above and beyond to provide me guidance and even walk me through the entire process. Very knowledgeable in his field and I can not recommend for a better lawyer!

Hendra HarjunaCorporate Legal Services

The whole team of DL Law Corporation had handled my wife case to the utmost professional. They are a company that will surely fly due to their utmost fantastic way of handling my wife’s case against a salon. My family would like to thank all the staff in DL LAW CORPORATION. Especially to Mr Anil and to Mr Roy. God bless and I pray that DLLC Law flies sky high in the future. Thank you.

Anil ChuganiPersonal Injury Claims

I have been working with Anil Lalwani for over several years... The experience and knowledge in corporate fields he provides give our company a sense of peace and confidence that a true professional is standing shoulder to shoulder with us and protecting our insured. Mr Anil Lalwani is very well versed in corporate law, labour issues, etc. is very helpful in answering any all questions that we asked.

Mr TanSumitomo Chemical Engineering Singapore Pte Ltd

...he was so dedicated to my case and helped me a lot when I was going through a crucial time in my life.

Ms Grace CCorporate Legal Services

Background

Anil read law at the prestigious University of Nottingham, United Kingdom and graduated in 2000.  

He pursued his professional qualification as a barrister at the renowned Inns of Court School of Law in London and was subsequently called to the bar at the Honourable Society of Middle Temple, United Kingdom.   He also holds a Graduate Diploma for Professional Legal Skills from City University, London which he obtained in 2003.  

Anil is an advocate and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore and continues to be a practising member of the Singapore Bar specialised in corporate, commercial disputes and landlord/tenant matters.

Before embarking on a career in law, Anil pursued a Bachelor of Science degree in management from the esteemed University of London with his area of specialisation in finance and international trade.

Anil was awarded in 2019 by the Institute of Mergers, Acquisitions & Alliances the designation of Mergers & Acquisitions Professional (M&AP) and International Mergers & Acquisitions Expert (IM&A).

Business Sense

Anil’s business qualification, experience and acumen gives him the necessary foundation and pillars to appreciate how businesses and companies organise themselves. It shows him, among other things, that profitability is unachievable unless organisations coordinate their people (HR), operations and working capital (finance) systematically and efficiently.  The organisation’s culture and ethos determine ultimately the organisation’s sustainability and growth.

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Appointments / Memberships

  • Bar Council of England & Wales
  • Honourable Society of Middle Temple
  • Member of Law Society of Singapore
  • Member of the Singapore Academy of Law
  • Associate Member of the Singapore Corporate Counsel Association
  • Legal advisor to Singapore Sindhi Association 2010 – 2020
  • Non-executive director on the board of SME Companies
  • Member of the Singapore Institute of Directors

Reports Cases

Abdul Razak Bin Abdullah and another v Madivanan [2009] SGDC 198

Damages – assessment of damages for fatal accident victim and their dependants

JP Choon Pte Ltd v Lal Offshore Marine Pte Ltd [2016] SGHC 115

Landlord/Tenant – Civil Procedure – Summary Judgment-

Forfeiture of security deposit may be deemed a penalty clause

UEL v UEM [2017] SGFC 95

Family Law – Variation of care and control order

China Taiping Insurance (Singapore) Pte Ltd and another v Low Yi Lian Cindy and others [2018] SGHC 2

Employment Law – whether Dependants can claim under WICA without letters of administration – No requirement for Dependant to prove actual dependency to claim

Globe-Sea Offshore Engineering Pte Ltd v DNET Contract Services Pte Ltd [2019] SGHC 74

Civil Procedure – Leave – Leave is required as claim and counterclaim should not be added together to determine whether appeal threshold is met.

Great Eastern General Insurance Ltd and another v Next of Kin of Maripan Ponnusamy, deceased [2020] 5 SLR 933

Employment Law – Appeal – Whether employee fainting and falling while patrolling (with hypertension and diabetes) considered an “accident” under WICA. 

Recent Notable Cases / Deals / Settlements

  • February 2020 – Successfully negotiated with client’s step-son on severance of joint-tenant and purchase of step-son’s share in the property
  • August 2020 – Insolvency law – Acted for Non-parties and successfully negotiated and resolved insolvency proceedings in favour of our clients
  • September 2020 – Landlord/Tenant Dispute – Successfully negotiated and mediated for a well-known global brand – issue of vacant possession – client benefited with avoiding lengthy litigation and walked away from paying anything and saved at least $500,000.00
  • February 2021- Shareholder Agreement – Acted for and protected one of the founder shareholders in a $100M Merger and Acquisition by a US listed entity
  • March 2021 – Shareholder Agreement dispute – Successfully negotiated and mediated a deal where client saved close to S$1M and fully acquired minority shares

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